Pharmacist- Ambulatory Care, Relief, 0 FTE

Trinity Health Corporation Muskegon, MI
Department:

MU101_57001 Ambulatory Pharmacy Services

Expected Weekly Hours:

Shift:

Day Shift

Position Purpose:

Monday thru Friday- no weekends, no holidays

10 hour shifts

7:30 am-5:30 pm

Job Description Details:

* This is a relief, 0 hour position but we are looking for someone who can work full time through end of September and there is a high chance this position will become full time in near future

* This opportunity is located at our Ambulatory Clinics, specifically the PACE Clinic in Holland and the Anticoagulation Clinics in north, central, and southern Muskegon area.

* This role would be providing face to face patient care with high risk medications so compassion and excellent communication skills required.

* Residency trained Pharmacist preferred

* Geriatric population experience

* anticoagulation experience

POSITION SUMMARY:

Contributes to the care of the patient by developing pharmacotherapeutic regimens and counseling utilizing pharmacology, pathophysiology, pharmacokinetics, and interpersonal communication skills. Provide clinical pharmacy and drug information services to serve hospital staff and collaborate with physicians. Engages in quality improvement and professional growth to meet hospital, departmental, and personal goals. Compound, package, and dispense medications and IV solutions and preparations as prescribed. Assist in the supervision of pharmacy technicians and interns in the operations of the pharmacy. Acts as a resource to students of various health disciplines

JOB SPECIFIC ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Rate

Comments

Works towards achievement of department-wide pillar goals.

People

Assist in the training of pharmacy residents and new pharmacists.

Supervise Pharmacy Interns and Technicians to ensure proper training and job performance according to established policy, procedure, and protocols.

Work collaboratively with physicians, nurses, and other staff in both central pharmacy and unit-based practice to ensure effective pharmacotherapy.

Ensure patients are knowledgeable about new medications and the side effects of all medications that they are taking.

Service

Perform provider and patient education in a manner that is service-oriented and consistent with MGHP values.

Participate in community outreach as a member of MGHP and the Department of Pharmacy; Appropriately documents community service

Demonstrate self-directed learning and partici-pation in continuing education/research to ensure professional growth.

Demonstrates through leadership and support a "servant" attitude that exemplifies the philosophy, mission, values and vision of MGHP and Trinity-Health

Quality

Compound and dispense prescription orders from providers, ensuring patient safety, accuracy, and preventing drug incompatibilities.

Interact professionally and effectively with team members to ensure a collaborative plan of services. Keep supervisors and employees informed about issues.

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS

1. BS degree in Pharmacy. Licensed to practice in the State of Michigan. Advanced degrees (i.e., Doctorate of Pharmacy) and residency training preferred.

2. Demonstrated ability to interact appropriately and effectively with patients, family members, healthcare team members, ancillary departmental staff, medical staff, visitors and the public at large.

3. Demonstrated ability to perform duties in a safe manner, adhering to policies and procedures in the delivery of patient care.

4. Able to identify patient care concerns and problems outside scope of responsibility and initiate appropriate corrective action.

5. Ability to change work priorities in consultation with supervisor as the situation warrants. Able to adapt to changing patient and department needs. Work environment requires considerable flexibility.

6. Articulate and demonstrate commitment to the philosophy, values, mission and vision of MGHP.

7. Demonstrated commitment to hospital pharmacy practice, as demonstrated by recent (within 5 years) employment in hospital practice or advanced clinical pharmacy work.

PHYSICAL AND MENTAL REQUIREMENTS AND WORKING CONDITIONS

1. Primarily involves bending, sitting, squatting, crouching, stooping, walking, standing, and reading.

2. Requires lifting, carrying and/or pushing/pulling weight up to 50 pounds.

3. Is very frequently performing detailed tasks, subject to interruptions, and evolving and changing work priorities.

4. Involves exposure to vapors, fumes and gases, and infectious disease.

Trinity Health's Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Trinity Health employs more than 120,000 colleagues at dozens of hospitals and hundreds of health centers in 21 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.

Trinity Health's dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.